Port Loko

district council office in port loko

Port Loko District is a district in the Northern Province of Sierra Leone. It is the most populous District in the North and the second most populous District in Sierra Leone, after the Western Area Urban District. As of the 2015 census, Port Loko District has a population of 614,063.[1] The district capital is the town of Port Loko and its largest city is Lunsar. The other major towns in the district include Masiaka, Rokupr, Pepel, Lungi and Gbinti.

The district of Port Loko borders the Western Area to the west, Kambia District to the north, Bombali District to the east and Tonkolili District to the south. The district occupies a total area of 5,719 km2 (2,208 sq mi) and comprises eleven chiefdoms. The population of Port Loko District is predominantly Muslim and the Temne people form by far the largest ethnic group in the district.

 

NEC Population Data
Election Year
2018
Registered Voters
233,962
Total Population
498,973
Census Population Data
Election Year
2018
Total Population
615,376
Registered Voters
233,964
Female Population
320,422
Male Population
294,954
Geographic Data

8.7686886, -12.7853522

Election Year
2018
Region
Data Sources
NEC
Statistic Sierra Leone